Appointments

Appointments

 

APPOINTMENTS – FACULTY STAFF

Appointment of Assistant Lecturer

• A candidate who has an M.Sc degree may be appointed Assistant Lecturer, provided such candidate possesses at least a second class honours degree in the relevant field.

Appointment of Lecturer II

• A candidate for appointment as a Lecturer II in the University shall normally have a Ph.D in addition to possessing at least a second class honours degree in the relevant field.
• A candidate who has an M.Phil may be appointed as Lecturer II provided such candidate has a substantial number of publications.
• A candidate who passed the final examinations of relevant professional bodies may be appointed as Lecturer II provided the candidate has at least a second class honours degree in the relevant field.

Upgrading to Lecturer Grade II
• On obtaining Ph.D degree or after passing the final qualifying examinations of relevant professional bodies, and Assistant Lecturer can be upgraded to Lectuer II.
• M.Phil qualification candidate may be upgraded to Lecturer II after a period of two years as Assistant Lecturer provided the candidate has a substantial number of publications.

Appointment to the Grade of Lecturer I

• A candidate for appointment as a Lecturer I in the University shall meet the conditions specified for appointment as Lecturer II.
• Appointment to the grade of Lecturer I may be made on the basis of:
a. adequate experience
b. adequate teaching ability
c. competence in research; and
d. publications

Appointment to the Grade of Senior Lecturer

• A candidate for appointment as a Senior Lecturer in the University shall meet the conditions specified for appointment as Lecturer I.
• Appointment to the grade of Senior Lecturer may be made on the basis of :
a. adequate experience
b. adequate teaching ability
c. competence in research; and
d. adequate publications

Appointment to the Grade of Associate Professor

• A candidate for appointment as Associate Professor in the University shall meet the conditions specified for appointment as Senior Lecturer.
• For appointment to the grade of Associate Professor, the candidate shall be fully assessed on the following criteria:
a. adequate experience, including where applicable professional competence
b. outstanding research and publications
c. adequate teaching ability

• When the Committee is satisfied that there is a prima facie case it shall proceed to seek the advice of three outside assessors who will be appointed by the University.

Appointment to the Grade of Professor

• For appointment to the grade of Professor, the candidate shall be fully assessed on the following criteria:
i. adequate experience, including where applicable professional competence
ii. very outstanding research and publications;
iii. exceptional teaching ability
iv. evidence of leadership in research and postgraduate supervisions; and
v. administrative ability or competence

• Only candidates from the grade of Associate Professor of two years standing or Senior Lecturer of at least four years standing shall be considered.
• Appointment from the grade of Senior Lecturer to the grade of Professor may be considered provided that the candidate has met all of the criteria above.